2008 Regular Session


File Code: Criminal Law - Substantive Crimes
Sponsored By:
Delegates Malone, Carr, Conway, Dumais, Feldman, Gilchrist, Heller, Jennings, Kramer, Lee, Manno, Mathias, Montgomery, Morhaim, Rudolph, Stull, and Weldon
Criminal Law - Substantive Crimes - Assault by Burning


Making it a felony of assault by burning to willfully and maliciously set fire to or burn another person; establishing penalties for a conviction for assault by burning; and adding the crime of assault by burning to the list of crimes of violence for which specified enhanced penalties are applied to specified offenders.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occuring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
House Action
First Reading Judiciary
Hearing 2/21 at 1:00 p.m.
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate James E. Malone, Jr., District 12A
Delegate Alfred C. Carr, Jr., District 18
Delegate Norman H. Conway, District 38B
Delegate Kathleen M. Dumais, District 15
Delegate Brian J. Feldman, District 15
Delegate Jim Gilchrist, District 17
Delegate Henry B. Heller, District 19
Delegate J. B. Jennings, District 7
Delegate Benjamin F. Kramer, District 19
Delegate Susan C. Lee, District 16
Delegate Roger P. Manno, District 19
Delegate James N. Mathias, Jr., District 38B
Delegate Karen S. Montgomery, District 14
Delegate Dan K. Morhaim, District 11
Delegate David D. Rudolph, District 34B
Delegate Paul S. Stull, District 4A
Delegate Richard B. Weldon, Jr., District 3B

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties; Sentences; etc.
Sentences -see also- Death Penalty

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Criminal Law
( 3-216 , 14-101 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments: None offered